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Post Road Library

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5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
770-781-9840 https://www.forsythpl.org

August 2019

Llama Llama Storytime with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

August 30 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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This special 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten storytime includes some of our favorite books by Anna Dewdney. Read along, sing songs, and make a simple craft as we learn about the importance of early literacy and practice five easy activities that you can use at home to help your child become reading-ready. We’ll give special recognition to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who recently reached milestones and provide information on signing up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Then our special guest, Llama…

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September 2019

Community Author Spotlight: Daniel Blackman

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Forsyth County is home to many published authors. Forsyth County Public Library is fortunate to have a wealth of authors willing to share their stories. This month, the Community Author Spotlight shines on Daniel Blackman. Mr. Blackman is a human rights advocate, a venture-philanthropist, a member of Leadership Forsyth, and a resident of Forsyth County. He has been a guest lecturer at many universities throughout the country. Mr. Blackman states that his first published book, Nationalism Without Compassion, "focuses on…

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Slavery in Ancient Rome

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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The rise of Rome as an ancient super-power led to the capture and enslavement of hundreds of thousands of people from the areas it conquered, especially Greece, the Middle East, and modern-day France and Britain. Roman slavery differed from much later U.S. slavery because it was not based on race but was the expected fate of all those defeated in war (including Romans when they fell into enemy hands). Emory professor, Dr. Judith Evans Grubbs, will talk about what we…

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Show of Hands – An ASL Storytime

September 14 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Join Tracey Varrone of the Brick and Ivy Studio for a storytime presented in American Sign Language and English where children can explore books, fingerplays, rhythm activities, and more in a 45-minute storytime. Afterward, enjoy time for socializing with new friends until 3:00 pm!

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Medicare Education 101

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Annual Medicare enrollment is October 15-December 7. Are you prepared? Steve Aleksandrowicz, a licensed broker, will give an educational presentation and answer your questions. He will cover information about Medicare Part A (Hospital) and Part B (Medical) as well as the different Medicare health insurance options. If you are eligible for Medicare or nearing age 65, this program is for you!

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Medicare Education 101

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Annual Medicare enrollment is October 15-December 7. Are you prepared? Steve Aleksandrowicz, a licensed broker, will give an educational presentation and answer your questions. He will cover information about Medicare Part A (Hospital) and Part B (Medical) as well as the different Medicare health insurance options. If you are eligible for Medicare or nearing age 65, this program is for you!

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The Edwardians: Down to the Abbey – Bringing Literature to Life

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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H.G. Wells once said, "Queen Victoria was like a great paperweight on men's minds. When she was removed, their ideas began to blow all over the place haphazardly." By the time of her death in 1901, the spirit of man was ready to burst and King Edward was just the monarch to open the floodgates. This presentation offers an interesting timeline that includes the famous, the infamous, and a sinking ship! Sloane Meyer, the presenter, will share all this and…

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Tech A.M. – E-Readers for Beginners

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Learn how to use the e-reader you have or try one before you buy. A variety of e-readers will be available for you to try out and practice on. If you have one already, bring it! We will show you how to check out library e-books on your device.

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October 2019

A Prickly Storytime With Hedgie The Hedgehog

October 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Join us at the library for a storytime all about hedgehogs! We’ll have prickly stories, spiny songs, a puppet show, and a craft. To top it all off, there will be a special visit from Hedgie, the classic character from the Jan Brett books! This program is for all ages. No registration required but space is limited. Tickets will be given 30 minutes in advance.

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Garden Like a Master: Putting Your Garden to Bed

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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The perennials have bloomed and the fruit has been picked. Learn from master gardeners how to put your garden to bed for the winter. You will also learn proper pruning techniques and tips on tool care. Presented by UGA Master Gardening Extension volunteers. This program will take place in the Poetry Garden. If the weather is bad, this program will meet inside the library in the meeting room.

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Community Author Spotlight: Dr. Linda Wiley

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Forsyth County is home to many published authors. Forsyth County Public Library is fortunate to have a wealth of authors willing to share their stories. On October 17th, the Community Author Spotlight shines on Dr. Linda Wiley who will talk about her book Tame Your Tongue & Transform Your Relationship. Copies of Dr. Wiley's book will be available for purchase at this event. What we say affects our relationships more than any other action we take. Why? Dr. Linda Wiley…

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